Texas Firm Sues For Its Share Of $44M Wellogix Award

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 8:52 PM EDT) -- A Texas law firm is suing software company Wellogix Inc. and its attorneys, claiming it is owed a cut of the $44 million jury verdict won in a contract and trade secrets dispute with Accenture LLP.

The Matthews Firm PLLC, formerly Matthews Lawson & Bowick PLLC, sued its former co-counsel Laminack Pirtle & Martines LLP and former client Wellogix last week in Texas state court, claiming it was discharged without cause after it had helped with several intellectual property lawsuits.

“Because Matthews was discharged as counsel...
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